Micel gemot

MICEL GEMOT, Eng. law. In Saxon times, the great council of the nation bore this name, sometimes also called the witena gemot, or assembly of wise men; in aftertimes, this assembly assumed the name of parliament. Vide 1 Bl. Comm. 147.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.